KNSFHP 1148.07 (1 credit)
What you will learn:
- Safety and injury prevention
- Fundamental principles of Pilates – control, precision, breathing, and centeredness
- Proper breathing techniques
- Proper Pilates movements and techniques as part of a workout routine
- Understand safe and effective aerobic activity as it relates to Pilates
What to expect:
- You will be actively engaged in a variety of aerobic Pilates routines
- You will learn the Pilates movements for the physical areas – chest, pelvis, arms, legs
- Your instructor will be assessing your skill progress throughout the course
- You may be asked to lead a session of Pilates to demonstrate your skills
- Improved flexibility
- Increased muscle strength and tone, especially in the core muscles
- Improved posture
- Improved physical coordination and balance
- Increased lung capacity
- Stress management
- Pilates was developed by Joseph Pilate as a means of improving his health.
- Pilates is a physical fitness system. It is not a derivative of yoga.
- The original name was Contrology because of the focus on controlling the body, mind, and muscles.
- One hour of Pilates revs up the metabolism to burn calories longer and more efficiently.